Essays about: "embroidery"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the word embroidery.

  1. 1. Conservation of Lace – To Conserve and Support Guipure Lace

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvård

    Author : Amanda Fredriksson; [2021-07-16]
    Keywords : bridges; bars; buttonhole stitch; blanket stitch; lacemaking; guipure ground lace; textile conservation;

    Abstract : The purpose of this dissertation is to increase knowledge about how to best conserve and support broken bridges in guipure lace, a type of lace that has no net ground. The focus is to investigate what conservation methods and what conservation materials conservators use to support and conserve lace in general. READ MORE

  2. 2. OF GHOSTS AND [WO]MEN

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Dimitra Tsitsi; [2021]
    Keywords : post-formalist; scanning; Kiruna; women; embroidery;

    Abstract : The project 'Of Ghosts and [Wo]men' proposes an artificial landscape in the new area of Kiruna, that will be built exclusively from the materials of the demolished buildings. This is a way of displaying and giving back to the public pieces of the body of the old city, while suggesting an architecture that recycles the old into new forms and programs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigating construction and design parameters of an embroidered resistive pressure sensor

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Linn Bergmark Giesler; [2021]
    Keywords : electronic textiles; smart textiles; e-broidery; resistive pressure sensor; conductive embroidery; resistance-pressure relationship;

    Abstract : Electronic textiles, or smart textiles, is a field that is growing due to the opportunities it provides. Textile integrated electronics enables soft, flexible, lightweight electronic devices that enable long term monitoring within the medical field. Pressure sensors is one device within this field that has been researched. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hanging on by a thread : Confronting mental illness and manifesting love through embroidery

    University essay from Konstfack/Textil

    Author : Maja Bäckström; [2020]
    Keywords : embroidery; textile craft; occupational therapy; eating disorders; body image; love;

    Abstract : In this paper I investigate the emotional benefits of textile crafts in general and embroidery in particular. How can embroidery be used to express love and care for others? Can embroidery be used as a therapeutic tool? Using my own embroidery project Flower heart as a starting point, my research goes into craft as a manifestation of love, from handmade gifts in the 18th century to contemporary art, and crafting as a therapeutic medium, from rehabilitation of soldiers after WW1, to a recent study on 92 Finnish craft makers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tatreez Online : The Transformation of a Palestinian Tradition

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för Asien-, Mellanöstern- och Turkietstudier

    Author : Silvia Ulloa; [2020]
    Keywords : embroidery; Palestine; tatreez; Internet; social media; diaspora;

    Abstract : Traditional Palestinian embroidery (tatreez) played an important role as a form of indigenous language in Palestinian culture before the Nakba, the 1948 mass displacement of Palestinians from their homeland. After the exile of the Palestinian population and through the subsequent conflicts and occupation in the decades since the Nakba, tatreez has become a symbol of Palestinian resistance, represented in art and dress as a way to demonstrate the history of the Palestinian people, their attachment to the land of Palestine, and their continued struggle for justice. READ MORE